Cognomie Logo

Welcome to The Open University Coaching Programme

Welcome to your coaching programme


The Open University is passionate about developing its people.

Each one of our colleagues is unique, with differing learning styles, development needs and goals.

Personalised, expert coaching allows you to focus on developing the skills and behaviours that are important to you.

We are delighted to be partnering with Cognomie, a global performance and wellbeing coaching organisation with Mental Fitness at the heart of everything they do.

You have been allocated three sessions with a qualified coach who will be matched to you according to the areas you wish to develop. Your sessions will always be confidential and it is entirely up to you what you wish to cover during those sessions.

Areas that individuals have chosen to focus on in the past have included the following:

  • career development
  • leadership
  • improving performance
  • personal and professional development
  • managing work-life balance
  • working through change
  • dealing with difficult conversations
  • building trust and working with teams
  • developing resilience and managing stress
  • managing complexity
  • understanding strengths
  • developing greater confidence and gravitas

in partnership with Cognomie Mental Fitness

What happens next?

Accessing your coaching is easy.

Watch the videos on this page. They will guide you through the process.

When you click on the sign up button at the bottom of this page, you’ll be directed to a confidential ‘Cognosis’ questionnaire. This is your opportunity to reflect on the areas of your life that you would like to focus on.

Your answers are 100% confidential to you and nobody within the Open University will have access to your answers.

Following completion of your Cognosis, you will be matched with your ideal coach who will contact you to arrange you first coaching session.

You’ll also have full access to Cognomie’s Resource Centre and full technical support to make sure your coaching experience is enjoyable and runs smoothly.

All you need to do now is click on the link below to start your coaching programme.

If, however, you have any questions before signing up, just click here and we’ll be happy to help.